Union Minister Ananta Kumar Passed Away
Senior BJP leader and cabinet minister Ananth Kumar died at 2 this morning at a hospital in Bengaluru. He was 59 years old and suffered from cancer. He has returned from the US last month after taking treatment at a cancer institute in New York.
Kumar’s wife Tejaswini and his two daughters were with him until his last breath. His body will be kept at National College in Bengaluru for last tributes.
He is the youngest minister who served the NDA government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He has also served as the Civil Aviation Minister, Minister for Tourism, Sports, Youth Affairs and Culture, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation.
All the popular politicians including Prime Minister Modi expressed their condolences on Twitter.